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Ben Franklin Bridge 5th Street Tunnel Mural Dedication

 

 
Saturday, November 3, 2018
11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
 
Join us to celebrate new artwork at the Ben Franklin Bridge. Meet the artists and enjoy music, face painting, food vendors, and more!
 
WHEN
Saturday, November 3, 2018
11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
 
WHERE
5th & Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
 
About the Murals
 
 
The DRPA, in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, recently completed two new murals which adorn the walls of the 5th Street Vehicular and Pedestrian Tunnels located beneath the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia. The murals serve as visual enhancements for the surrounding community and utilize art to craft a better transportation experience for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists alike. The designs pay homage to past and present behind-the-scenes bridge workers, celebrate the varied communities linked by DRPA bridges and promote the Authority’s mission of stewardship, service and community. For additional information, visit drpa.org.
 
Event Schedule
 
Saturday, November 3
 
  • 11:00 a.m.    Event starts with music, face painting, chalk activities and food vendors.
  • 11:20 a.m.   Dedication Remarks
  • Jane Golden, Executive Director, Mural Arts Philadelphia
  • John Hanson, CEO, DRPA/President, PATCO
  • Valerie Bradford, DRPA Bridge Director, Ben Franklin & Betsy Ross Bridges
  • Brad Carney, Muralist
  • Melissa Mandel, Muralist
  • Mat Tomezsko, Muralist
  • 11:40 a.m.    Ribbon Cutting
  • 11:45 a.m.    Performance by the West Powelton Steppers
  • 11:50 a.m.   Mural tours conducted by the artists
  • 2:00 p.m.      Event concludes

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